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Friday, 14 Adar I, 5784
  |  February 23, 2024

A “Mes Mitzvah” in Crown Heights

Shabbos Night Live with Rabbi Shmuel Butman: a story about a “Mes Mitzvah” in Crown Heights; the similarity between the Rebbe and the Rambam in how to treat Jewish people. Video

Rosh Yeshiva Learned First Maamar

Chabad & Friends with historian Rabbi Chaim Dalfin: Rav Reuven Grozovsky, Rosh Yeshivas Kamenitz and Torah Vodaas, learned and wrote comments on the Rebbe's first Maamar in 1951. Video

Chabad & Friends: Working Together

Chabad & Friends with historian Rabbi Chaim Dalfin: The Yeshivos letter by Rabbi Shmaryahu Gurary (Lubavitch), Rabbi Avraham Kalminowitz (Mir) and Rabbi Aaron Kotler (Lakewood) sent Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Lewin and Nohum Goldmann. Video

Are Older Singles Looked Down Upon?

Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson: Art in Judaism, Rabbis with different standards, receiving gifts, older singles, Chassidus not being accessible, and Jewish Extremism. Video

The Rebbe Asked, “Why is He Asking Again?”

Shabbos Night Live with Rabbi Shmuel Butman: The answer to a mother in Boro Park who came to the Rebbe for the first time about her son in Switzerland; the condition of making requests from "the king in the field" during Elul. Video

What R’ Mendel Futerfas Did Without a Crowd

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe's reaction to Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel translating the Tanya into English for the first time in 1962; the meaning of a birthday; what the Mashpia R' Mendel Futerfas did when a crowd didn't show up. Video

Mezonos or Hamotzi?

Watch: An excerpt from a Shiur given by Chassidus teacher Rabbi Naftali Silberberg at the Baal Shem Tov Library in Flatbush, New York. Video

The Rebbe’s Deep Respect For His Childhood Teacher

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why did the Rebbe stand for a 2-hour Yechidus with R' Schneur Zalman Vilenkin? And why did the Litvish Telshe Rosh Yeshiva send a bochur from Yeshiva in Cleveland to the Rebbe in Crown Heights? Video

The Dowry Rebbetzin Chana Requested

Watch for Chov Av: Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro. The astonishing comment Reb Levik Schneerson said about his son, the Rebbe; the teacher of the Rebbe and his brothers; the dowry Rebbetzin Chana requested; and the significance of the number 9. Video

Chabad & Friends: Purpose of Marriage

Chabad & Friends with historian Rabbi Chaim Dalfin: The purpose of marriage - Rabbi Shmuel Mendlowitz of Torah Vodaas and an unknown Maamar during a Yechidus with the Rebbe Raayatz. Video

Watch: Shiur on Reb Levik’s Torah

Princeton Shliach Rabbi Dovid Dubov presents a shiur in Yiddish on 21 questions and 1 answer of the Rebbe’s father, R’ Levi Yitzchok Schneerson OBM, at Heichal Menachem in Monsey. Video

Talking Politics Without Being Political

Postponed: Show has been postponed until a later date. Applied Chassidus with Rabbi Simon Jacobson: Chof Av, skeptics, the public role of women, davening in the modern world, security in Crown Heights and talking politics. Video

The Favor the Rebbe Asked in Paris in 1937

Shabbos Night Live with Rabbi Shmuel Butman - marking the yartzeit of the Rebbe's father, R' Levi Yitzchok Schneerson OBM: The favor the Rebbe asked, the message of both names Levi and Yitzchok, and a hidden reference to the Rebbe's mother. Video

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